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Featured online initiatives, programs and collaborations

Print friendly Modified February 24, 2015


eCore® short for electronic core curriculum allows University System of Georgia students the opportunity to complete their first two years of their collegiate careers in an online environment. Currently available exclusively at these USG institutions: Clayton State University, Macon State College, Southern PolyTechnic State University, University of West Georgia, and Valdosta State University.

Contact an eCore® advisor:

Institution Name Phone Email
Clayton State University Justin Mays 678-466-5544
Dalton State College Holli Goodwin 706-272-4458
Fort Valley State University Ashley Ballard 478-953-7423
Macon State College Dr. Terry Smith 478-757-2699
Southern Polytechnic State University Dr. Ruston M. Hunt 678-915-7338
University of West Georgia Julili Fowler 678-839-5300
Valdosta State University Holly Peagler 229-245-6490


The Georgia WebMBA® offers qualified and highly motivated students the opportunity to earn a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree online through a consortium of six University System of Georgia institutions: Columbus State University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southern University, Kennesaw State University, University of West Georgia, Valdosta State University. This 10-course program enables business professionals to earn a master’s degree with minimal interruption to their professional and personal lives.


The WebBSIT is a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree offered online via the Internet. It is a collaborative project of five University System of Georgia colleges and universities. The WebBSIT program reflects the academic standards of the on-site IT departments, while providing the convenience and flexibility for busy people to learn without traveling to a campus. The program of study provides a solid background in the technical, user-centric and managerial skills required by today’s information technology managers. Graduates will pursue careers in programming, systems design, database design and e-commerce, among others.

On-Line Interactive Multimedia Instruction in Japanese, Chinese and Russian

Funded by a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s National Security Education Program (NSEP), the University System of Georgia offers students online language courses in Japanese, Russian and Chinese. Courses are taught in four-course sequences beginning with introductory 1000 level and ending with intermediate 2000 level. All coursework is taught by Georgia Institute of Technology faculty and any currently enrolled USG student is encouraged to register at Georgia Institute of Technology for these online courses.

Contact: Dr. Masato Kikuchi, NSEP Project Coordinator/Professor, (404) 385-0201,